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NYCACC Schedules Board Meeting for Wed, April 23

Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted – and there are definitely a few things that could use an update. An unprecidented thing happened after the last post on NYCACC’s new Medical Director, Dr. Lisa Hara Levin, and … Continue reading

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And now for an important announcement…

This blog will be going back mostly to “Opinions You Should Have”. All rescue-related activity has gone to a new page for a new rescue I’m very excited about, and we’re launching with a bang by rescuing 15 kittens! Please … Continue reading

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Rex & Roxy: A Soldier’s Dogs

I met the most incredible dogs the other day, a bonded pair of two plus-size mushes in need of a new home as their former owner has been deployed overseas. Please, take a look at their story! These incredible dogs … Continue reading

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Tips For a New Adoptions Department

Animal care needs to be performed every single day, including holidays – so even if all field services and all intake is shut down (which I would say is unlikely) a shelter will need to be staffed. Holidays can be … Continue reading

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NYCACC Board Meeting Announced

The next board meeting of New York City Animal Care and Control will be on Friday, June 14 at 10:30AM. You can’t say you didn’t have enough warning – get the day off now. Come, learn, speak.

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ChipIn is Gone! What now?

Now that ChipIn is closing their doors there is a giant hole for small rescues and rescuers who want to raise funds online with no costs additional to PayPal fees. PayPal charges 2.2% + .30 per transaction to non-profits – … Continue reading

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What happens to our animals if we die?

It’s not something we usually like to think about and so many people make no preparations: what happens to our animals should we die or become incapacitated? As I began to take on more dogs, and more challenging dogs, I … Continue reading

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Speaking of Hospice…

This coming Friday evening (Feb 1) I’ll be participating in an Intro to Hospice seminar in Middletown, NY given by Pets Alive. Here’s the event description reprinted from the Pets Alive Blog. An Introduction To Canine Hospice Do you have … Continue reading

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Good News for the Animals of New York City

It was very disappointing to me during the fight over Local Law 59 to see how few New York City Council members really had a firm understanding of animal issues here in NYC. That’s one of the reasons that I … Continue reading

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Meet New York City Animal Care and Control’s Own Angel of Death

When former Executive Director Julie Bank arrived from California to run New York City Animal Care and Control (NYCACC), she brought an employee with her named MeLissa Webber who had been her Operations Director at the North County Humane Society … Continue reading

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